Episode 1: I Choose You
Who's That Pokemon: Pikachu
Summary: Ash Kethum 10 years old from Pallete town vows to become the world's best pokémon master, but is off to a late start after sleeping in on the day he was to receive a pokémon. With all the regular pokémon gone, he has to take Pikachu, a shocking electric mouse. As they start off on their journey, Pikachu is quite unhappy with Ash as its owner, but things get worse as they are attacked by a flock of Spearows. Ash tries to protect Pikachu and seeing this, Pikachu realizes how much Ash cares for him. Finally trusting him, Pikachu drives away all the Spearows with his most powerful attack "Thunder" but Pikachu is left weak in Ash's hands.